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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By gsellstr
Good point Zach. A LOT of the reman pumps are...

Good point Zach. A LOT of the reman pumps are complete junk. I hit a few chain stores for one for the Dodge, noisy as hell when dry, massive end play, whatever. Finally bought one from RockAuto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 227
Posted By gsellstr
Might be worth checking power to the pump and...

Might be worth checking power to the pump and ECU. Also if there's no crank signal them no injector pulse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely can make a big difference. I...

Definitely can make a big difference.

I normally run M1 ATF in my wagon for trans and power steering, so I ran that in the R as well, never had an issue, pump was noisy at 160k, finally swapped it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By gsellstr
Oil type and quality make a difference. The pumps...

Oil type and quality make a difference. The pumps start whining with miles as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By gsellstr
If a converter bolt backed out and is hitting the...

If a converter bolt backed out and is hitting the block it sure as hell won't spin. That's my point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By gsellstr
I would pull the torque converter loose before...

I would pull the torque converter loose before dropping the pan, way less work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By gsellstr
Check for a bolt that backed out on the flex...

Check for a bolt that backed out on the flex plate. Only a few bolts to pull the cover and break it loose.
Also pull the valve cover, see if any followers are sitting away from the cam, indicative...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,870
Posted By gsellstr
Don't forget the side by side with the old and...

Don't forget the side by side with the old and new. I'm curious how they stack up. lol
Forum: showroom 12-08-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 41,212
Posted By gsellstr
But do you cut the red wire or the blue wire?

But do you cut the red wire or the blue wire?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By gsellstr
Don't think I have the results for the oranges I...

Don't think I have the results for the oranges I had on the R when they were flowed, but they were definitely more than 207.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By gsellstr
If you want to stick with stock housings instead...

If you want to stick with stock housings instead of going E-Codes, the NightBreakers are good, so are the Phillips XtremeVision's. I've got the XV's in my wagon with e-codes, wife's wagon with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By gsellstr
Looks like the Wiseco's are designed for crank...

Looks like the Wiseco's are designed for crank steered rods, OE are piston steered. Check the fit of the new rods on the crank, should have around .010" or so side clearance.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By gsellstr
Typically they end up being thin just due to...

Typically they end up being thin just due to fitment and cost I suspect. Main benefits would be keeping the heat from the engine bay, also keeping the heat in the snail to help slightly with spool...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, pic's are reversed Tyler. #2 looks...

Yeah, pic's are reversed Tyler.

#2 looks really rich, others are lean. Any chance of a sticky injector on #2? That cylinder could be running rich so Lh would try and adapt the AFR's to lean the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By gsellstr
If I can get 5 people with cash available before...

If I can get 5 people with cash available before spring, I can get them coming sooner, but that doesn't happen too often anymore.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By gsellstr
Good intel Mike, heard the same from a handful of...

Good intel Mike, heard the same from a handful of people, including my machinist that used some previously available stuff.

I can't vouch for the KL stuff, but I have had issues with stainless...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By gsellstr
Entirely possible that's it, but either way that...

Entirely possible that's it, but either way that specifically is good insurance. Most common failure is the bottom side where the oil sits and rots away at it, combined with the heat. One of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By gsellstr
Knock enrichment comes into play when the EZK...

Knock enrichment comes into play when the EZK senses knock, pulls as much timing as it's allowed, then it signals the LH box to dump fuel since it's still sensing it. Never happened below about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By gsellstr
What boost level does it start acting up? Stock...

What boost level does it start acting up? Stock turbo?

That's very familiar to what mine felt like on knock enrichment. Just kinda flat but it was fine if you backed out of it.

Also I'd check...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 61,870
Posted By gsellstr
Let me know Erik. I've got plans in the evening,...

Let me know Erik. I've got plans in the evening, might be free in the morning, wagon is still running solid. Chance of rain though so who knows.

Now if I can kick this cold...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
Boost control issues now. Tossed a new spark tune...

Boost control issues now. Tossed a new spark tune in last night, cold temps, good blend in the tank, plus the WG stuck closed it appears. 26psi and a good tune, damn the thing rips. Then the throttle...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
I've been lucky enough to get off the line around...

I've been lucky enough to get off the line around 8psi on the 15g and the Garrett. With a decent tune I can build more on the Garrett, but the brakes can't hold it. The stock 71L stall actually works...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, I'm still on an AW71L...somehow...

Nope, I'm still on an AW71L...somehow...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
Check my build thread. Nothing too extravagant,...

Check my build thread. Nothing too extravagant, forged bits, valves, cam, tune, exhaust, IC, boost, nice turbo, injectors/amm. The usual 300hp build.

I've managed 2.06 on Potenza's and a 15G,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure I'll get time to tune and hit the track,...

Not sure I'll get time to tune and hit the track, need a FUNCTIONAL wideband and a free weekend, only a few weeks of weeknight runs left for the year.

How is my wagon the fastest west coast time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By gsellstr
Check your pm's.

Check your pm's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By gsellstr
Not true the last I heard Mike. I got a VIN based...

Not true the last I heard Mike. I got a VIN based key earlier this year for a 240...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By gsellstr
I think he is referring to the smaller chamber...

I think he is referring to the smaller chamber Dave. Taking that much off the head will drop the volume a good bit I would expect.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree with culberro on the grooves being...

I'd agree with culberro on the grooves being jacked up. My SI's had the same issue. Since I wasn't worried about keeping them, I took some emery cloth to the tips, cleaned the burrs off and they...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, I'm going 3 thou out and run a .036 cometic,...

Wow, I'm going 3 thou out and run a .036 cometic, runs really damned well.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By gsellstr
Napa has it in spray form I think. strange on...

Napa has it in spray form I think.
strange on the exhaust gaskets, unless your manifold isn't flat.
.100" head gasket? Damn son!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By gsellstr
I'd agree, blown HG shouldn't kill exhaust...

I'd agree, blown HG shouldn't kill exhaust gaskets. I'd guess loose nuts on the manifold to be a bigger issue there.
Moly lube on the ARP should be fine. Seems like ARP had 3 different torque specs,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,365
Posted By gsellstr
Word of experience here. Bon Ami works awesome...

Word of experience here. Bon Ami works awesome for windows, but make damned sure you get the right one. A few years back they reformulated it, adding in an abrasive. There's still an old variant...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,075
Posted By gsellstr
You mention only 1 spark per revolution. Is this...

You mention only 1 spark per revolution. Is this checking with at the coil wire?

Being this is a 2.4 conversion, is there any chance you ended up with a Regina flexplate by mistake? Different...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,499
Posted By gsellstr
I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank...

I was also not aware there was a forged B20 crank in 75...according to that thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,499
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being...

I'm with ^^^^, never heard of the 74 blocks being weak. Also never had issues with mine thus far, even punched out to 92mm, been running in that configuration for 20 years, 100k or so, and I don't...
Forum: events 10-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing...

Yup, we'll be out there. Just got done washing the car.

Sent a few texts, looks like we may have a pretty small local gathering. This is the last one in Folsom for the year, should be a decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By gsellstr
Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay...

Good info guys, appreciate it. I'm likely to stay 2.4 at this point since I'm going somewhere with it, but knowing the E percentage would be nice just for monitoring at the very lease, plus evil...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By gsellstr
Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the...

Probably won't use the failsafe side, but the rest of the setup looks pretty damned simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By gsellstr
AEM Failsafe Wideband experience?

Finally done fighting with the Innovate pile in my wagon, been having issues keeping it from overheating yet again.


Given I don't want to add in a 3rd gauge on the pillar, my options are...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By gsellstr
Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my...

Having played with the 4-bar reg myself, on my #65's, it does help. I also ran into hard starting issues with it, that were resolved with a 3-bar. The 4-bar also puts a good bit more load on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,447
Posted By gsellstr
How is the return pressure on the actuator? The...

How is the return pressure on the actuator? The 15g ones are pretty sad, so even with an MBC they would still creep down since the actuator couldn't keep the gate closed at higher rpm. You could try...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
If you can make it early next month I'll try and...

If you can make it early next month I'll try and get Ryan hammered down and give me a hand tweaking mine a bit, see if I can pull it into the 12's.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 121,385
Posted By gsellstr
I get that every so often at the track when I...

I get that every so often at the track when I throw the matching rims, wrapped in Advan's on the back, gotta love the WTF moments. lol
Forum: showroom 10-07-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,315
Posted By gsellstr
Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size...

Hah, don't think Doug would fit the maximum size limits...lol

Nice meeting you as well!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like...

Depends on when the rain hits Erik. Looks like they have nights showing thru the end of November with a couple exceptions.
Forum: showroom 10-04-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,315
Posted By gsellstr
Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we...

Damn...I gotta talk to the better half, see if we need to do a trip, if we have time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,625
Posted By gsellstr
Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is...

Problem I see with going harder than aluminum is then you start wearing out the aluminum bracket instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,571
Posted By gsellstr
We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the...

We used to have a monthly 'race the cops' at the track here, same reasoning, and it worked. Now that developers have their heart set on that land though, sure, let's build houses there instead of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,625
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's,...

Dunno, got about 6 years on the Superpro's, pulled them in place of OEM while trying to figure some noise **** out, had nothing to do with them, and they are still VERY serviceable and sitting in the...
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